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The Baldrige Promise

Baldrige is performance excellence. It’s a framework and a movement that is making America better by making organizations like yours even better. You may use other performance management tools to support parts of your organization’s improvement efforts. Baldrige integrates them and offers a comprehensive management approach. Baldrige offers you 

  • An overall management framework
  • Criteria that evolve to reflect the leading edge of validated management practice
  • Focus on results in all areas important to performance
  • Focus on the future—a strategic view
  • Focus on organizational and personal learning and knowledge sharing
  • Focus on corporate governance, ethics, social responsibility, and sustainability
  • The first and only Presidential Award for performance excellence
  • Expert review and feedback from trained Examiners at a low cost


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